Period
to 23 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equity Derivative in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Equity Derivative over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Equity Derivatives
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 188 212
Rank change year-on-year -34 +24 +19
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 33 64 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.47% 0.92% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 2.10% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 59 32
City of London median daily rate £650 £650 £574
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.29% -2.34%
10th Percentile £565 £519 £425
90th Percentile £725 £713 £637
Central London median daily rate £650 £650 £574
% change year-on-year - +13.29% -3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Equity Derivative is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,041 3,046 2,777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.27% 43.95% 41.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,363 2,355 2,199
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £306 £320 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £669
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 37 32
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £21.20 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.20% +11.58% -8.06%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.66 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.09 £33.25 £82.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.94% +15.71% -12.50%

Equity Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Equity Derivative as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Equity Derivative in the City of London

Equity Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Equity Derivative in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Equity Derivative in the City of London

Equity Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Equity Derivative in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Equity Derivative in the City of London

Equity Derivative
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equity Derivative in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Equity Derivative in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Equity Derivative also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Equity Derivative.

1 33 (100.00%) Derivative
2 24 (72.73%) Java
3 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (57.58%) Banking
4 19 (57.58%) Front Office
5 16 (48.48%) Equities
6 15 (45.45%) Multithreading
7 10 (30.30%) TDD
7 10 (30.30%) Microservices
8 8 (24.24%) Low Latency
8 8 (24.24%) MongoDB
8 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
8 8 (24.24%) C#
9 7 (21.21%) HTML
9 7 (21.21%) Investment Banking
9 7 (21.21%) HTML5
9 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
9 7 (21.21%) Analytics
10 6 (18.18%) BDD
10 6 (18.18%) Finance
10 6 (18.18%) Java 8
11 5 (15.15%) Migration
11 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
11 5 (15.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (15.15%) Control-M
11 5 (15.15%) Pair Programming
11 5 (15.15%) Electronic Trading
11 5 (15.15%) Scala
12 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
12 4 (12.12%) Quantitative Finance

Equity Derivative
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.09%) KDB
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Maven
2 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.03%) GitLab
General
1 19 (57.58%) Banking
1 19 (57.58%) Front Office
2 7 (21.21%) Investment Banking
3 6 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Developer
2 18 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 15 (45.45%) Front Office Developer
4 7 (21.21%) C# Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Agile Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Quantitative Developer
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Developer
7 3 (9.09%) C# Quant Developer
8 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) AWS Developer
8 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Cloud Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Python Developer
8 2 (6.06%) React Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Scala Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Quantitative Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Python Developer
9 1 (3.03%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
1 7 (21.21%) HTML
1 7 (21.21%) HTML5
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.06%) Akka
3 2 (6.06%) Apache CXF
3 2 (6.06%) Apache OpenJPA
3 2 (6.06%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.06%) J2EE
3 2 (6.06%) JSON
3 2 (6.06%) LINQ
3 2 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (6.06%) React
3 2 (6.06%) REST
3 2 (6.06%) Spring
3 2 (6.06%) Spring Boot
3 2 (6.06%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (6.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (100.00%) Derivative
2 16 (48.48%) Equities
3 5 (15.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (12.12%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.03%) Exotic Derivative
5 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) Multithreading
3 10 (30.30%) Microservices
3 10 (30.30%) TDD
4 8 (24.24%) Low Latency
5 7 (21.21%) Analytics
6 6 (18.18%) BDD
7 5 (15.15%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (15.15%) Migration
7 5 (15.15%) Pair Programming
7 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
8 4 (12.12%) Market Making
8 4 (12.12%) Quantitative Finance
9 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
9 3 (9.09%) OO
10 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.06%) MVVM
11 1 (3.03%) Monte Carlo Method
11 1 (3.03%) Stochastic Calculus
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) C#
2 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) Java 8
4 5 (15.15%) Scala
5 4 (12.12%) C++
5 4 (12.12%) SQL
6 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.06%) Clojure
7 2 (6.06%) Kotlin
7 2 (6.06%) Python
8 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Control-M
2 2 (6.06%) Ansible
2 2 (6.06%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (3.03%) Kibana
3 1 (3.03%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) F5
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle
1 2 (6.06%) Solace
2 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg
2 1 (3.03%) DevExpress
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Murex
2 1 (3.03%) Reuters